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RAVE FOR THE Christmas banners that were located at many of the Richmond County intersections, which included south Augusta! WOW! Now a suggestions to "One Up" this incredible idea: Use the same hardware and hang banners that will HIGHLIGHT Augusta during Masters Week.

RANT FOR THE Augusta Commission for still not repairing the huge bump at the Georgia end of the Fifth Street Bridge. Another to the AC for not following up on their published article on this same complaint!

POOR STEVE SPURRIER. Getting smashed by Iowa. You gotta feel sorry for the Old Ball Coach these days. Naaah!

EVERY DAY ALL THESE RANTS about what everyone else should do get a little old. I think if we spent half of that energy on how to make our own lives better instead of being hip deep in everyone else's business, we would be a lot better off.

NO MATTER IF WE wear a white sheet and light a cross in the name of racial purity or dress in black and carry weapons in the name of "justice," hate and ignorance are wrong. They must be stopped before our communities are destroyed.

RANT FOR SOUTH CAROLINA Gov. Mark Sanford for his unwillingness to accept federal money for unemployment benefits, What an idiot.

NOTICE HOW OBAMA does as he pleases already? He claims he is not yet president, so don't weigh him down with problems like Hamas. But then he turns around, still not yet in the White House, and "tells Congress to move on stimulus." That's the way Obama's gonna be, folks. He talks out of both sides of his mouth. It'll only get worse.

JUDGE BLANCHARD POSTPONES the hearing for the brother of Justin Elmore. The brother has apparently been convicted of cocaine crimes and obstruction of a cop. Why should this brother suddenly get a three-month reprieve? Political correctness continues to reign.

OBAMA ALREADY PLANS TO SPEND another few zillion dollars that neither he nor we the people have. Alas, you still can't spend your way out of debt; you must do the opposite -- SAVE! Why can't our politicians learn this? Because it would take away some of their personal power, the thing they ran for office for in the first place. There are enough inflated egos in Washington to make the Earth float out of orbit. Maybe that's behind the weird weather.

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Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:10 am
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But it won't get deleted for

But it won't get deleted for being racist. Ask double D only whites get booted from here.

Trouble1
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Trouble1 01/09/09 - 08:13 am
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although we try to take

although we try to take charley with us as often as possible

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:14 am
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TechLover you may want to

TechLover you may want to check, but with the military base closures the proposed interstates were to move Military to areas they will be needed due to base realignments. The current Interstates were built for just that purpose, but due to changes new ones are needed to fill the gaps.

Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:18 am
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I strongly disagree with

I strongly disagree with stimulus checks. All it is going to do is TEMPORARILY keep cash flowing and then we are back in the situation we were in before, except with more debt. Its like if I take a payday loan, a small loan, or use credit cards to purchase Christmas gifts because I don't have the cash. After Christmas, I still don't have the cash and I'm more in debt than before. Obama is going to make everyone feel warm and fuzzy with their little checks, while actually putting a nail in this country's casket.

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GnipGnop1 01/09/09 - 08:18 am
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Probably hard to type on

Probably hard to type on public transit...one must wait for the bus to stop so the bouncing doesn't interfere with the typing. To bad the exhaust has already clouded the message.

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 01/09/09 - 08:19 am
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How is Obama sending this

How is Obama sending this country " to hell in a hand basket"? Some of you are so blinded by your hatred of Obama until you cannot see anything positive. The man is not President yet but you wish to give him no credit for anything good, yet all of the blame for anything bad. Just sit back and isolate your self in that pathetic world of your while those of us that want this country to do better, attempt to see that it does.

Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:20 am
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It's just like the bail out

It's just like the bail out for the auto industry. If the general public isn't buying cars, than how is giving money to "the 3" going to make me want to run out and buy a car? All its doing is keeping some cash flowing for them while just delaying the inevitable.

TechLover
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TechLover 01/09/09 - 08:20 am
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CBBP: Try Folgers Black Silk.

CBBP: Try Folgers Black Silk. It's roasted darker (lots) than their regular but is not bitter and still smooth. I got hooked on Starbucks while an RN at Eisenhower. THey had a kiosk in the lobby way before any of the stores opened in Augusta. Now in this economy it's a tad (HA!) too expensive but I got a 3 pound bag for X-mas. When it runs out it's back to straight Black Silk. I don't know if Casons is a well kept secret or if a lot of people buy it but I've been eating it since C.D. Cason owned it. I got a five pound box of it for X-Mas. I guess I'm easy to buy for. For those who haven't tried it, it's the best sausage around and you can buy bulk amounts at their store in Thomson. I feel those arteries hardening now. YUM! Pork is a food group isn't it?

politicallyNcorrect1
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politicallyNcorrect1 01/09/09 - 08:20 am
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To all complainers: If you

To all complainers: If you all spent as much time blaming those who are responsible for this economic mess we are in instead of trying to find faults in everything Obama does or says, we would all better off. Your whining & complaining does nothing but show your inability to accept CHANGE! My God in all our history we have never had a politician to really try to help the tax payer. All they have done is help the rich by way of lobbist. In most of your own words that what they are even doing now with the auto industry. God I wish you people would quit pouting like a little children that didn't get their Fruity Pebbles!

karmakills123
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karmakills123 01/09/09 - 08:21 am
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lol politic...I don need no

lol politic...I don need no stinkin pages!!!!

Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:22 am
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How is he doing it? I just

How is he doing it? I just gave you an example, genius. Now his uninformed voters will be cashing their checks at the liquor store oblivious to what is really going on. All they'll think is, "Obama gittin us paid!"

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:26 am
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Good Morning Peeps, Pervs,

Good Morning Peeps, Pervs, Pimps, Posers, Posters and Imposters! It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood!! Yes, my friends, Pork is a food group, one of the tastiest, and good for you too!! Just ask my Dr. and Pharmacist!

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christian134 01/09/09 - 08:27 am
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Good morning all...:-) Ya'll

Good morning all...:-) Ya'll have a safe day today...

karmakills123
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karmakills123 01/09/09 - 08:27 am
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But if you would please

But if you would please explain to me and all other stupid people on here just HOW barry is going to do what he says?? politicallyincorrect?

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what 01/09/09 - 08:28 am
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Story in yesterday's

Story in yesterday's edition...."Because of Mr. Love's prior felony convictions -- including rape -- he faced a mandatory life sentence without parole if convicted of the most serious charge, aggravated child molestation. Defense attorney Barry Middleton of the public defender's office said Mr. Love denies there were any threats or violence involved." Since when is rape and sodomy NOT a violent act??? How in GOD's name could the courts agree to a plea deal in a rape case for someone who has priors for rape?? The victim in this case was infected with an STD and now has siezures since the attack!!! Mr Love should be given the death penalty NOT a plea bargain for a lesser charge!!!

TechLover
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TechLover 01/09/09 - 08:32 am
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CBBP: I might have thought

CBBP: I might have thought that if he hadn't tried the land give away first. The current interstate system can probably handle all military transport we need, especially since we have air transport. I think it was a plan to get buddies richer. We don't have the money to fix the existing infrastructure in this country much less add to it. Not to mention that it will destroy all the areas it passes (except to maybe add more Waffle Houses and gas stations). Following the river would add tons of pollution. Since water use is a big concern and many areas get their drinking water from the lakes, it could be catestrophic. Also, the plans would cut through the Ga. mountains and destroy them.

TechLover
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TechLover 01/09/09 - 08:35 am
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CBBP: Pork is a stimulus

CBBP: Pork is a stimulus package for my pharmacist and cardiologist as well. Get the economy rolling. EAT MORE PORK!

politicallyNcorrect1
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politicallyNcorrect1 01/09/09 - 08:35 am
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Billy...Billy...Obama has

Billy...Billy...Obama has never said or intended to give money to welfare recipient's. He said he was going to give help to hard working american's & the small business owner's. He also said he was going to made sure those who do work hard for their family get's rewarded instead of having all your money go to taxs so the wealthy does not have to pay as much tax. This is what our politicians have been doing for decadeds, lobbyist have been bribing the senators to make sure all laws & tax's go in their favor. You can not deny this & if you do ? Your not honest. Our goverment has been raping the American Tax Payer & no one HAS EVER tried to stop them NEVER!

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inkpup 01/09/09 - 08:35 am
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Sooner or later, Tebow's

Sooner or later, Tebow's gonna getchya! Sooner or later Tebow's gonna wi!. It's just a question of when I've told you time and time again!! 24-14 Go Gators!!!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:38 am
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Mr. Love should be given a

Mr. Love should be given a Fat Lighter Stump, a 20 penny nail through his man bits, and a dull rusty pocket knife after the stump is set on Fire!!

Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:40 am
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I never said welfare

I never said welfare recipients. I'm talking about the clueless people. We don't need to cripple this country by giving stimulus checks. How about we try to adjust current budgets so we can gradually reduce taxes over the next 8 years?

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:40 am
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w00T for namasta, as Bob

w00T for namasta, as Bob Segar said, Turn the Page!

christian134
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christian134 01/09/09 - 08:42 am
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It all boils down to this

It all boils down to this boys and girls...Smile since what is coming is coming and there is absolutely nothing we little blurbs on the pages of history can do at this moment...Oops my pessimistic side is showing this morning...Coffee Coffee Starbuck's Coffee...I am coming your way...

Billy Idol
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Billy Idol 01/09/09 - 08:45 am
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The people I'm talking about

The people I'm talking about could even be in the military community. Look at how many drive $50K vehicles live in $200+K homes etc. All on less than $50K/year. These type of people live all over the country. It doesn't matter if they get a $30K pay raise. They'll still over extend themselves. It doesn't matter if you give them a stimulus check, because it won't even put a dent in anyone's debt. Most will go out and blow the money (like the government wants them to) which will give the economy its boost. If everyone put that check in the bank or paid it towards a debt, it would hurt the economy, because the money didn't go back into it.

inkpup
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inkpup 01/09/09 - 08:45 am
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Just can't get that Grass

Just can't get that Grass Roots song out of my head!! Go Gators!!!
As a famous radio guy once said, SEE? I TOLD YOU SO!!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:49 am
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inkpup try "Midnight

inkpup try "Midnight Confessions"

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:49 am
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Or "Disco Duck"

Or "Disco Duck"

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/09/09 - 08:51 am
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How about "Piece of the Rock"

How about "Piece of the Rock" by Mothers Finest!

inkpup
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inkpup 01/09/09 - 08:51 am
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Dico Duck!! ain't that Rick

Dico Duck!! ain't that Rick Dees?

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